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Lap·land

 (lăp′lănd′, -lənd)
A region of extreme northern Europe including northern Norway, Sweden, and Finland and the Kola Peninsula of northwest Russia. It is largely within the Arctic Circle and is the traditional homeland of the Sami.

Lap′land·er n.

Lapland

(ˈlæpˌlænd)
n
(Placename) an extensive region of N Europe, mainly within the Arctic Circle: consists of the N parts of Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of the extreme NW of Russia. Also called (informal): Land of the Midnight Sun

Lap•land

(ˈlæpˌlænd)

n.
a region in N Norway, N Sweden, N Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of the NW Russian Federation in Europe: inhabited by Lapps.
Lap′land`er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Lapland - a region in northmost Europe inhabited by LappsLapland - a region in northmost Europe inhabited by Lapps
Europe - the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
Lapp, Lapplander, Saame, Saami, Same, Sami - a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer
Translations
Laponsko
Lappi
Finnmark
Laponia
Lappland

Lapland

[ˈlæplænd] NLaponia f

Lapland

[ˈlæplænd] nLaponie flap of honour n (British)tour m d'honneur

Lapland

nLappland nt

Lapland

[ˈlæpˌlænd] nLapponia
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